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Old conditional fee agreements did not breach human rights law, Supreme Court rules

A speedway track operator must pay the legal expenses of the couple who successfully sued it for noise-related nuisance after the UK's highest court ruled that the old fee recovery regime did not breach its right to a fair trial. 24 Jul 2015

Costs management will be 'entirely normal discipline' within a decade, says architect of English court reforms

Standard costs management orders and mandatory training for civil judges should be introduced, in order to address some of the criticisms that have emerged about the regime over the past two years, the architect of the reforms has said. 18 May 2015

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'Necessary' surgical costs can be claimed from manufacturers of defective medical devices, rules EU court

The cost of surgery to patients made "necessary" because of the identification of potential defects in pacemakers, defibrillators and other medical device implants can be recovered by private health insurers, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has said.... 05 Mar 2015

Plans to restrict use of conditional fee agreements in insolvency cases dropped 'for the time being'

Successful parties to insolvency cases will not be prevented from recovering conditional fee agreement (CFA) 'success' fees and legal insurance premiums from their opponents from April, after the UK government extended a temporary exemption from the general... 03 Mar 2015

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